St Laurence Church WW1 Roll of Honour

ADAMSON

Francis Richard Duncan

Company Quartermaster Sergeant 7, 20th (County of London) Battalion (Blackheath and Woolwich) London Regiment. Died of wounds on 25th May 1915. Aged 41. Born Woolwich and enlisted in Blackheath. He was the husband of Minnie Mary Adamson of 49 Brownhill Road, Catford and the father of Duncan who also fell (see below). Buried at BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY.

ADAMSON

Duncan Francis Charles

2nd Lieutenant, 20th (County of London) Battalion (Blackheath and Woolwich) London Regiment attached 9th (County of London) Battalion (Queen Victoria's Rifles). Killed in action on 12th September 1918. Aged 21. He was the son of Minnie Mary Adamson of 49 Brownhill Road, Catford and the late Francis R D Adamson (see above). Remembered on the VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL.

ALDRIDGE

Bertrand George

Private 2567, “D” Company, 20th (County of London) Battalion (Blackheath and Woolwich) London Regiment. Killed in action on 26th May 1915. Aged 20. Enlisted in Blackheath. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Aldridge, of 28, Elmer Rd., Catford. Remembered on the LE TOURET MEMORIAL.

APPS

Owen William

Private 5758, 1st Battalion East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action on 20th April 1915. Aged 20. Born Catford and enlisted in Woolwich. He was the son of Martha Manley (formerly Apps), of 9, Manor Park, Lee, London, and the late John William Apps. Buried at CHESTER FARM CEMETERY.

BAKER

Edward Victor

Rifleman S/17625, “B” Company, 12th Battalion Rifle Brigade. Killed in action on 15th June 1917. Aged 24. Enlisted in Lewisham. He was the son of Mark Baker, of Brixton and the husband of Elizabeth Jane Offien (formerly Baker), of 190, Adamsrill Rd., Sydenham. Buried in LAGNICOURT HEDGE CEMETERY.

BATES

Archibald William

Lance Corporal G/11139, 26th Battalion Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action on 27th February 1917 Aged 22.. He was born in Lenham, Kent and enlisted in Bromley. He was the son of C.J. and Jane Bates, of 155, Davenport Rd., Catford. Buried in SALONIKA (LEMBET ROAD) MILITARy CEMETERY.

BERRY

Charles Frank

2nd Lieutenant, 10th Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died on 17th July 1918. Aged 19. He was the son of Robert Henry and Ada Jane Berry, of 75, Nelgarde Rd., Catford. Buried at  ESQUELBECQ MILITARY CEMETERY.

BISHOP

George Henry

Gunner 776, 22 Battery, 8th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died on 15th April 1915. Aged 18. He was the son of Mrs. Louisa Bishop, of 8, Faversham Rd., Catford, London. Buried at LE TOURET MILITARY CEMETERY, RICHEBOURG-L'AVOUE.

BRODIE

Stanley Gordon

Private G/7103, 4th Battalion Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action on 20th July 1916. Aged 20. Born in Bromley and enlisted in St Paul's, London. He was the son of James and Elizabeth Ann Brodie, of 190 Sangley Rd., Catford. Remembered on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL.

BROOKS

George V

No further information.

BURGESS

James William Percy

Lance Corporal 203184, 1st (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers) London Regiment. Died of wounds in the UK on 9th November 1918. Aged 37. He is probably the J Burgess on the Lewisham Military Hospital Memorial. Born in Blackheath and enlisted in Catford. He was the husband of Emily Louise Burgess, of 992, Bradgate Rd., Catford. Buried in LADYWELL CEMETERY, LEWISHAM.

CRIDLAND

George Charles

Private 5182, 1st/2nd (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers) London Regiment. Killed in action on 1st July 1916. Aged 24. Enlisted in Westminster, London. He was the son of James Edward Cridland, of 5, Odessa St., Rotherhithe.  Remembered on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL.

CRISP

George

Private G/11384, 6th Battalion Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action on 2nd July 1918. Aged 23. Born and enlisted in Lewisham. He was the son of William John and Emily Crisp, of 103 Langley Rd., Catford. Remembered on the POZIERES MEMORIAL.

His brother Harry also fell (see below).

CRISP

Harry

Private G/11385, 11th Battalion Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action on 15th September 1916. Aged 23. Born and enlisted in Lewisham. He was the son of William John and Emily Crisp, of 103 Langley Rd., Catford. Remembered on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL.

His brother George also fell (see above).

CROUCH

Norman Sydney

Corporal 2693, “A” Company, 2nd/20th (County of London) Battalion (Blackheath and Woolwich) London Regiment. Killed in action on 30th July 1916. Aged 19. Enlisted in Blackheath. He was the son of Frederick Charles and Annie Martha Crouch, of 8, Bournville Rd., Catford. Buried in  ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, MONT-ST. ELOI.

DAWES

Ernest George

Boy Telegraphist J/36177, H.M.S. “Defence” Royal Navy. Killed at the Battle of Jutland on 31st May 1916 when the "Defence" went down with the loss of 903 officers and crew. Aged 17. Born in Kentish Town, he was the youngest son of  Rosa Dawes, of 56, Doggett Rd., Catford. Remembered on the  PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL.

DEVONSHIRE

Ernest

Private 613814, 19th (County of London) Battalion (St Pancras) London Regiment. (Formerly 4881, 20th Battalion London Regiment). Killed in action on 22nd May 1917. Aged 25. Born in Catford and enlisted at Caxton Hall, London. He was the son of John and Eliza Devonshire, of 19, Brookdale Rd., Catford. Remembered on a Special Memorial at BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY.

DIPLOCK

Thomas

Private G/27876, 15th Battalion Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), transferred to (58324) 98th Company, Labour Corps. Died on 30th December 1918. Aged 41. He was the husband of Caroline Diplock, of 78, Barmeston Rd., Catford. Buried in the MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY, KALAMARIA.

DOBBS

Frederick John

Private 241057, 1st/8th Battalion Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action on the 10th April 1917. Aged 20. Enlisted at Stamford Brook, Middlesex. He was the son of John Alexander and Harriett Rebecca Dobbs, of 26, Sportsbank St., Catford. Buried in the LONDON CEMETERY, NEUVILLE-VITASSE.

FINCH

William Alfred Ethelbert

Private 630127, 1st/20th (County of London) Battalion (Blackheath and Woolwich) London Regiment. Killed in action on 1st December 1917. Born in Thornton Heath and enlisted in Blackheath. Remembered on the CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL.

FRENCH

Sydney Arthur

Lieutenant, 7th Battalion Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action on 20th March 1918. Remembered on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL.

GAWTHORN

Albert Augustus

Rifleman 390769, 9th (County of London) Battalion (Queen Victoria’s Rifles) London Regiment. Died of wounds on 28th May 1917. Aged 20. He was the son of Mrs. Emily Morris (formerly Gawthorn), of 25, Doggett Rd., Catford. Buried in the GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY.

GODDARD

George

Private 353553, 7th (City of London) Battalion London Regiment. Killed in action on 25th April 1917. Aged 39. Born in Beccles and enlisted Lewisham. He was the husband of Ethel Annie Goddard, of 163, Engleheart Rd., Catford. Buried in CHESTER FARM CEMETERY.

GRAFHAM

Harry

Private 275056, 3rd (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers) London Regiment.(Formerly 8109, 21st Battalion London Regiment). Died of wounds on 26th May 1918. Aged 20. Born in Epsom and enlisted Camberwell. He was the son of Harry John and Alice Jane Ann Grafham, of Keston, Kent. Buried in PERNOIS BRITISH CEMETERY, HALLOY-LES-PERNOIS.

GREEN

Ernest Edwin

Rifleman S/33520, Rifle Brigade, posted to 1/8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles) London Regiment. Killed in action 31st August 1918. Aged 23. Born in Catford and enlisted Deptford. He was the son of Mrs. Mary Catherine Green, of 10, Holbeach Rd., Catford. Buried in HEM FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, HEM-MONACU.

GREEN

Walter Edward

Private G/10951, “D” Company, 11th Battalion Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died of wounds on 22nd October 1916. Aged 28. Enlisted in Lewisham. The son of  William George and Mary Catherine Green, of Catford. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY.

GROVER

Charles William Henry

Lance Sergeant G/9533, 11th Battalion Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died 7th June 1917. Remembered on the YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL.

HASLER

Gordon Beverley

2nd Lieutenent, 9th Battalion, attached 7th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 26th July 1916. Aged 19. He was the son of John Hasler Hasler and Jessie Hasler, of 68, Lonsdale Rd., Barnes, London. Buried in the CARNOY MILITARY CEMETERY.

HAYWARD

John James William

Lieutenant, 10th Battery, 3rd Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery. Already wounded when his dugout was shelled, he was killed while being taken to the dressing station on 19th October 1917. Born in Tunbridge Wells on 17th August 1892, before emigrating to Canada he had served in the 4th London Howitzer Brigade, based at Ennersdale Road, Hither Green. He enlisted at Valcartier, near Quebec, on 24th September 1914. He was the husband of Bertha Hayward. Buried at DIVISIONAL CEMETERY.

HIGHGATE

Joseph

Private L/10412, 1st Battalion The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of wounds on 6th June 1916. Born at Shoreham, Kent and enlisted Woolwich. He was the son of Alice Highgate, of 103, Brookdale Rd., Catford. Buried at LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY.

His brothers Robert and Thomas also fell.

HIGHGATE

Robert

Lance Corporal 10395, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed ina ction on 30th January 1915. Aged 24. Born in Deptford and enlisted Woolwich. Remembered on LE TOURET MEMORIAL.

His brothers Joseph and Thomas also fell.

HIGHGATE

Thomas James

Private L/10061, 1st Battalion Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Thomas was the first British soldier during WW1 to be convicted of desertion and executed. He died on 8th September 1914. Aged 19. Born at Shoreham, Kent and enlisted Guildford. Remembered on the LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL.

His brothers Joseph and Robert also fell.

HOCKNELL

Walter John

Private 67843, 11th Battalion The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). (Formerly 50924, Worcestershire Regiment). Died of wounds on 3rd October 1918. Aged 19. Born in Kennington and enlisted Lewisham. He was the son of Thomas Hocknell and Jane Hocknell, of 2, Medusa Rd., Catford. Buried in HARINGHE (BANDAGHEM) MILITARY CEMETERY.

HOWARD

Ernest William

Private 2830, 20th (County of London) Battalion (Blackheath and Woolwich) London Regiment. Died of wounds on 9th June 1915. Aged 19. Enlisted in Blackheath. He was the son of Sarah Howard, of 15, Nelgarde Rd., Catford. Buried in NOEUX-LES-MINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.

JACKSON

Arthur Graham

2nd Lieutenant, 13th (County of London) Battalion (Kensington) London Regiment. Killed in action on 6th October 1918. Aged 34. He was the son of Richard Stephens Jackson and Mary Ann Jackson, of Greenwich and the husband of Jessie Brady Jackson, of The Cottage, 31A, Bromley Rd., Catford. A former pupil of Roan School, Greenwich, he was a solicitor by profession. Buried in the MAROC BRITISH CEMETERY, GRENAY.

JACKSON

Frederick

No further information.

JEFFRIES

Frederick Richard Joseph

Private 7874, 1st Battalion Scots Guards. Killed in action on 11th November 1914. Aged 24. Born in Walworth and enlisted London. He was the son of Emily Helena Cook (formerly Jeffries), of 15, Doggett Rd., Catford, and the late Thomas A.T. Jeffries. Remembered on the YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL.

JENNER

Ernest Peter

Lance Corporal R/31392, 9th Battalion King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds on 15th April 1917. Born in Bromley and enlisted Woolwich. Buried in the WARLINCOURT HALTE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAULTY.

JENNER

Harold George

Private 253342, 2nd/3rd (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers) London Regiment. Killed in action on 26th October 1917. Born in Peckham and enlisted Rotherhithe. Remembered on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL.

KILLICK

George Herbert

Private 631368, 1st/20th (County of London) Battalion (Blackheath and Woolwich) London Regiment. Died of wounds on 15th June 1917. Aged 19. Enlisted in Blackheath. He was the son of Elizabeth M. Killick, of 48, Honley Rd., Catford. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY.

KINGCOMBE

Alexis Randolph

Lieutenant, 11th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds on 28th June 1915. He was the son of Mrs. Kingcombe, of 21, Manville Rd., Tooting Common. Buried in TWELVE TREE COPSE CEMETERY.

LOKANDER

Erik Stanley

Private 819, “B” Squadron, 3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters). Killed in action on 21st August 1915. Aged 22. Born in Lewisham and enlisted London. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. B. D. Lokander, of 70, Canadian Avenue. Catford. Buried in GREEN HILL CEMETERY.

LOMAS

Daniel

Rifleman 593590, 18th (County of London) Battalion (London Irish Rifles) London Regiment. Killed in action on 11th June 1917. He was born and enlisted in Lewisham. Buried in the CHESTER FARM CEMETERY.

MAISEY

Arthur Thomas

Gunner 278984, 210th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds on 23rd May 1917. Aged 40. Born in Forest Hill and enlisted Lewisham. He was the son of Thomas and Hannah Maisey and the husband of Lily Maisey, of 45, Larkbere Rd., Lower Sydenham. Buried in SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, BOISLEUX-ST. MARC.

MORTON

Arthur Charles

Paymaster, M.F.A. “Eleanor”  Royal Naval Reserve. The steamship Eleanor was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine UB57 nine miles W. by S.+S. of St. Catherine's Point whilst on a journey from Immingham to Falmouth loaded with a cargo of 1,434 mines and 200 depth charges on Febuary 12th 1918.The captain and 34 others, including Arthur, were killed. He was aged 29 and the son of Arthur Henry Morton, of Catford, London and the husband of Louisa Theresa Robertson (formerly Morton), of 25, Kingsthorpe Rd., Sydenham. Remembered on the CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL.

MOTH

Frederick

Private 10077, 1st Battalion Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. Killed in action on 21st October 1914. Born in Leyton, Essex and enlisted London. Remembered on LE TOURET MEMORIAL.

PARKER

Cyril William Newbery

Rifleman 1325, 16th (County of London) Battalion (Queen’s Westminster Rifles) London Regiment. Died of wounds in the UK on 15th July 1915. Aged 23. Born in Highgate and enlisted Westminster. He was the son of William James and Lizzie Florence Parker, of 119, Culverley Rd., Catford. Buried in LADYWELL CEMETERY, LEWISHAM.

PESTELL

Leslie Clifford

Junior Engineer, H.M.P.M.S. “Queen of the North”  Royal Navy. (Formerly Private M2/097670, ASC). On July 20th, 1917, Queen Of The North was sunk by a mine from the German submarine UC-4, northeast of the Shipwash lightvessel. 29 persons were lost including Leslie. He was aged 29 and the son of Henry Hawes Pestell and Rose Pestell, of 75, Culverley Rd., Catford and the husband of Hilda Emma Pestell. Remembered on the PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL.  

PIDOUX

George Fairley

Private G/6496, 6th Battalion Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action on 7th October 1916. Aged 22. Born in Catford and enlisted Camberwell. He was the son of George and Annie Pidoux, of 85, Bradgate Rd., Catford. Remembered on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL.

PULLEN

Arthur James

Private CH/13902, H.M.S. “Roberts” Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died in the UK on 15th February 1917. Aged 34. He was the husband of Alice Maud Parr (formerly Pullen), of 25, Brookdale Rd., Catford. Buried in LADYWELL CEMETERY, LEWISHAM.

RADLEY

Alfred George

Private 233162, 1st/2nd (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers) London Regiment. Killed in action on 3rd May 1917. Aged 25. Born in Bermondsey and enlisted Lewisham. Remembered on the ARRAS MEMORIAL.

RICHARDSON

Alfred Charles

Gunner 209354, 125th Battery, 29th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds on 28th March 1918. Aged 19. Enlisted in Lewisham. He was the son of Alfred and Rachel Richardson, of 6, Morena St., Rushy Green, Catford. Remembered on the ARRAS MEMORIAL.

RICHES

Thomas Frederick

Gunner 947559, V/56th Trench Mortar Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action on 18th July 1917. Aged 25. Born in Catford and enlisted Lewisham. He was the son of Thomas Arthur and Amelia Riches, of 106, Bargery Rd., Catford. Buried in ARTILLERY WOOD CEMETERY.

ROAKE

Jack Bamber

Gunner 940315, 56th DAC attached Y/56th Trench Mortar Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action on 23rd July 1917. Aged 22. Born in Catford and enlisted Lewisham. He was the son of Margaret Roake, of 76, Bargery Rd., Catford and the late Harry Roake. Buried in DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY.

ROBINSON

William E

No further information.

SCOONES

Archibald John

Sergeant 926316, “D” Battery, 290th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action on 23rd March 1918. Aged 31. Enlisted in Lewisham. He was the son of Edward H. and Kate Scoones, of Oak Lodge, Bray Rd., Maidenhead, Berks. Remembered on the POZIERES MEMORIAL.

SCOTT

Albert George

Ordinary Seaman J/25983, H.M.S. “Russell” Royal Navy. HMS Russell was mined on 27th April 1916 just off the coast of  Malta with the loss of over 100 lives, including Albert. Aged 17 and born in Hither Green, he was the son of Albert George and Ellen Mary Scott, of 272, Langley Rd., Catford. Remembered on the  CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL.

SEAL

Stanley Guy

Driver 926276, 290th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds on 4th November 1917. Aged 27. Enlisted in Lewisham. He was the son of Sarah Seal, of 94, Nelgarde Rd., Catford, and the late James Seal. Buried in the MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY.

SEAL

Robert D

Robert David Seal, Corporal GSSR/1018, 1st Works Company, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died in the UK on 31st March 1917, aged 52. He is probably the R. Seal on the Lewisham Military Hospital Memorial. Born in Deptford and enlisted London. He was the husband of Anne Maria Seal; of 26, Brookdale Rd., Catford. Buried in LADYWELL CEMETERY, LEWISHAM.

Their son, Robert David James Seal, Corporal G/16492, 9th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment was killed in action on 25 March 1918. Aged 25. Remembered on the POZIERES MEMORIAL.

SELLEN

Ernest Robert

Gunner 292950, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died in the UK on 9th January 1919. Aged 29.He was the son of Eleanor Eliza Sellen, of 184, Ashburton Terrace, Catford, and the late Edward Sellen. Buried in LADYWELL CEMETERY, LEWISHAM.

SILVESTER

Percy

Private 3045, “D” Company, 1st/20th (County of London) Battalion (Blackheath and Woolwich) London Regiment. Killed in action on 26th September 1915. Aged 28. Enlisted at Blackheath. He was the son of George and Sarah Silvester, of 4, Canadian Avenue, Catford. Remembered on the LOOS MEMORIAL.

His brother Reginald also fell.

SILVESTER

Reginald

2nd Lieutenant, 20th (County of London) Battalion (Blackheath and Woolwich) London Regiment. Killed in action on 7th June 1917. Aged 24. He was the son of George and Sarah Silvester, of 4, Canadian Avenue, Catford. Remembered on the  YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL.

His brother Percy also fell.

SMITH

George William

Private 632410, 20th Battalion London Regiment, posted to 7th Battalion Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment. Killed in action on 4th August 1917. Aged 20. Born in Rotherhithe and enlisted London. He was the son of Mrs. F. Mullenger, of 110, Silvermere Rd., Catford. Remembered on the YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL.

SMITH

Walter

Private 275061, 2nd/3rd (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers) London Regiment. (Formerly 8234, 21st Battalion London Regiment). Killed in action on 26th October 1917. Aged 19. Born in Catford and enlisted Camberwell. He was the son of Henrietta Smith, of 26, Hawstead Rd., Catford. Remembered on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL.

SNELLING

Frederick William

Private 128454, 8th Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). (Formerly 634273, 20th Battalion London Regiment). Died of wounds on 28th June 1918. Aged 19. Born in East Ham and enlisted Lewisham. He was the son of Frederick William and Emma Caroline Snelling. Buried in SISSONNE BRITISH CEMETERY.

THOMAS

Stanley Morgan

Private 37879, 6th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action on 23rd May 1917. Aged 20. Born in Catford and enlisted at Whitehall. He was the  son of W. Sidney Thomas, of II, Canadian Avenue, Catford. Remembered on the ARRAS MEMORIAL.

THOMPSON

Charles

Lance Bombadier 62971, 152nd Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action on 3rd October 1918. Aged 25. Born in Cambridge and enlisted Deptford. He was the son of H. J. and Jane Thompson, of 41, Elmer Rd., Catford. Buried in RIBECOURT RAILWAY CEMETERY.

THOMPSON

Charles Henry

Rifleman 652189, 21st (County of London) Battalion (First Surrey Rifles) London Regiment. Killed in action on 30th April 1917. Aged 36. Born at New Cross and enlisted Camberwell. He was the son of Charles Henry Thompson, of 87, Brookdale Rd., Catford. Buried in BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY.

TURNER

Stanley Edgar

Private G/5600, 2nd Battalion The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action on 28th May 1915. Aged 22. Born in Kemsing, Kent and enlisted Deptford. He was the son of Clara Turner, of 4, Killear Rd., Catford and the late Benjamin Turner. Remembered on the YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL.

WATMORE

Bernard Arthur

Private 401396, 2nd Battalion Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment). Died on 9th April 1916. Buried in WOODS CEMETERY.

His connection with Catford is, at present, unknown.

WEATHERLEY

Lawrence Edwin Martin

Lieutenant, 20th (County of London) Battalion (Blackheath and Woolwich) London Regiment. Killed in action on 19th February 1918. Buried in  JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY.

WEBB

Stanley Horace

2nd Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion attached 7th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died of wounds on 26th March 1918. SDGW has him recorded as a prisoner of war. Aged 25. He was the son of Horace Walter and Rose Annie Webb, of 16, Honley Rd., Catford. Buried in RIBEMONT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, AISNE.

His brother Trevor also fell.

WEBB

Trevor

2nd Lieutenant, 55th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. Killed in action 10th May 1917. Aged 21. He was the son of Horace Walter and Rose Annie Webb, of 16, Honley Rd., Catford. Buried in ST. SOUPLET BRITISH CEMETERY.

His brother Stanley also fell.

WITHEY

Arthur Alfred

Lance Corporal 5873, "C" Company, 2nd Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds on16th January 1918. Aged 33. Born in Chelsea and enlisted Barnet. He was the son of George Henry and the late Frances Withey, of 60, Rosebury Rd., Fulham and the husband of Susannah Withey, of 29, Silvermere Rd., Catford. Remembered on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL.

WOODNOTT

(John) William

Lance Corporal G/11630, "B" Company, 11th Battalion The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action on 1st August 1917. Aged 24. Born in Catford and enlisted Lambeth. He was the husband of Caroline Nina Miller (formerly Woodnott), of 123, Railton Rd., Herne Hill. Remembered on the YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL.

WORMULL

Charles Frederick

Lieutenant, Royal Flying Corps and General List. Died on 4th October 1917 as the result of injuries sustained in a flying accident. Aged 22. He was the son of Mr. F. A. S. and Mrs. E. J. Wormull, of 235, Bromley Rd., Catford. Buried in WEST NORWOOD CEMETERY.

YORKE

Thomas

No further information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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BENWELL

George Alan

Private 1531, 1st/20th (County of London) Battalion (Blackheath and Woolwich) London Regiment. Died of wounds on 3rd October 1915. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Catford. He was the son of Charles Marchant Benwell and Georgina Benwell, of 15, Honley Rd., Catford. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY.

BROOKES

Herbert Ernest Victor

Rifleman 390970, "A" Company, 1st/9th (County of London) Battalion (Queen Victoria's Rifles) London Regiment. Died on 10th December 1917. Aged 30. Enlisted in London. He was the son of F. J. and Mary Brookes, of 9, Bargery Rd., Catford. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN.

BURDEN

Herbert Francis

Private 3832, 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Died on 21st July 1915. Aged 17. Remembered on the  YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL.

BELL

James Ernest Kirkham

Lieutenant, 8th Battalion Border Regiment. Died of wounds on 5th August 1916. Aged 20. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ernest Bell, of 139, Culverley Rd., Catford. Remembered on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL.

COOK

Frederick

No further information

GLADWIN

Walter George

Private 1946, 1st/20th (County of London) Battalion (Blackheath and Woolwich) London Regiment. Killed in action on 25th September 1915. Enlisted in Blackheath. Remembered on the LOOS MEMORIAL.

HINTON

Walter Reginald

2nd Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion Border Regiment. Killed in action on 14th July 1916. Aged 25. He was the son of Henry Oastler Hinton and Eliza Rowlatt Hinton, of 79, Arran Rd., Catford. Buried in FLATIRON COPSE CEMETERY, MAMETZ.

JONES

Sydney E

No further information

JACKSON

Oswald Reginald Hall

No further information

KNOTT

Donald James Vivian

2nd Lieutenant, 12th Battalion attached 11th Battalion Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed inaction on 7th October 1916. Buried in the A.I.F. BURIAL GROUND, FLERS.

LEE

John

No further information

MASTERS

Geoffrey

2nd Lieutenant, 9th Battalion Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action on 9th April 1917. Buried in FEUCHY CHAPEL BRITISH CEMETERY, WANCOURT.

MOORE

Frank

No further Information

PRESCOTT

William John

Petty Officer 190985, H.M.S. "Russell" Royal Navy.  HMS Russell was mined on 27th April 1916 just off the coast of Malta with the loss of over 100 lives, including William. Aged 36, he was the husband of Emily Alice Prescott, of 61, Honley Rd., Catford. Remembered on the CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL.

REYNOLDS

James  

No further information.

RELF

(Alfred) Thomas

Private 19699, "C" Company, 6th Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action on 11th May 1917. Aged 21. Born in Catford and enlisted Deptford. He was the son of Herbert and Elizabeth Relf, of I5, Rutland Rd., Perry Hill, Catford. Remembered on the ARRAS MEMORIAL.

RICHES

Thomas Frederick

See main list above

STRAW

Lacy Hipwood

Private 4994, 2nd Battalion Honourable Artillery Company. Died on 23rd May 1917. Aged 34. Enlisted at Armoury House. He was the son of Edwin Henry and Eliza Straw, of Greenwich and the husband of Minnie Louise Straw, of "Ewelme," South Rd., Oundle, Northants. Buried in ACHIET-LE-GRAND COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.

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